Kjetil Bjorvatn

Kjetil Bjorvatn is a Professor at the Norwegian School of Economics. His research interests include economic geography, economic development, and fiscal federalism.

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  • Project

    Improving Services Delivery: An Assessment of Absenteeism Data

    Teacher absenteeism remains a serious challenge in Uganda, with estimated rates of absence as high as 27 per cent. Evidence from other countries suggests that a monitoring scheme, combined with bonus payments, could reduce absenteeism, and improve education performance. However, it is unclear what form this scheme should take. Automated monitoring via cameras or punch cards...

    11 Dec 2014 | Jakob Svensson, Andrew Zeitlin, Tessa Bold, Kjetil Bjorvatn